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Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day
Date Saturday August 04
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorMonterey Peace & Justice Center
Location Details
Lovers Point Park and Beach, Pacific Grove, CA
This beautiful and moving tradition honors those who suffered the atomic bombings in 1945. The ceremony reaffirms our commitment to a nuclear-free world so that such a tragedy is never repeated.

PROGRAM:
7:00 pm: Lantern making and performance of Monterey’s Taiko Drumming group, Shinsho-Mugen Daiko. (Lantern-making material provided.)

7:45 pm: Music, poetry, and messages of hope and peace. Chris Hasegawa, Joyce Vandevere, and others will speak.

8:15 pm: Launching of the peace lanterns on rafts. Tai-Chi Master Jim Scott-Behrends will play meditative strains of flute.

The Public is invited to this free event.

For more information, contact Catherine at (831) 915-7257 or email montereypeaceandjustice [at] gmail.com

Sponsored by:
🔹 Monterey Peace and Justice Center (MPJC)
🔹 Monterey Peninsula Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
🔹 Peace Coalition of Monterey County (PCMC)
🔹 Veterans For Peace - Monterey County Chapter 46
🔹 Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Monterey County Branch (WILPF)

For more information, contact Catherine at (831) 915-7257 or email montereypeaceandjustice [at] gmail.com
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